Free Press Journal
  • Sam Balsara’s daughter Tanya steals the limelight for work with visually-challenged

    Mumbai: From the Balsara family—Sam Balsara and Lara Balsara—the father-daughter duo always got their share of limelight for their work in advertising. But on Sunday, Sam’s eldest daughter, Tanya was on spotlight for her work with visually-challenged through Tanya Computer Centre (TCC).

  • Ajay Piramal awarded IAA Business Leader 2018; Sam Balsara is 2018 IAA Hall of Fame inductee

    At the sixth edition of coveted Leadership Awards by the International Advertising Association’s (IAA) India Chapter, Ajay Piramal and Sam Balsara were among the others that were honoured at the delightful event which took place at St Regis Hotel, Mumbai. IAA, President, Ramesh Narayan said, “In a unique power-packed event, we have with us advertisers, media, corporates all assembled to salute excellence in leadership. This is very inspirational. India chapter has been

  • Talent capital is still Mumbai: Sam Balsara, Chairman and MD, Madison World

    Sam Balsara, Chairman and Managing Director of Madison World, is the senior-most media professional in the country. He has seen the industry evolve and blossom and understands its nuances like no one else. We had a short but insightful conversation with him on what makes Mumbai stand apart. Excerpts:

  • Mumbai is undoubtedly the gateway of Indian advertising

    By virtue of being the commercial capital of India, where most consumer goods companies had their head offices, Mumbai became the obvious choice for advertising agencies to set up shop. Dattaram Advertising, the first ad agency, was founded in 1905. It released the first ad for West End Watch Co in Mumbai in 1907.

  • Khumaar, the musical intoxication 

    Sujata Majumdar in an exclusive interview with the multi-dimensional personality Bipin Pandit whose popular musical group Khumaar recently completed 10 years. A passionate music lover Bipin is associated with many more activities which bring out various traits of his personality.